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Topic: Suffrage movements 

World History

 Standard 35.  Understands patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform in Europe and the Americas from 1830 to 1914
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands movements and ideas that contributed to social change in 19th-century North America and Europe (e.g., the leading ideas of Karl Marx and the impact of Marxist beliefs and programs on politics, industry, and labor relations in Europe; the origins of women's suffrage in North America and Europe, leading figures on both continents, and their success until World War I)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands movements and ideas that contributed to social change in 19th century North America
     2.Understands movements and ideas that contributed to social change in 19th century Europe
     3.Knows the leading ideas of Karl Marx
     4.Understands the impact of Marxist beliefs and programs on politics, industry, and labor relations in Europe
     5.Knows the origins of women’s suffrage in North America
     6.Knows the origins of women’s suffrage in Europe
     7.Knows leading figures in the women’s suffrage movement in North America
     8.Knows leading figures in the women’s suffrage movement in Europe
     9.Understands the success of the women’s suffrage movement in North America until World War I
     10.Understands the success of the women’s suffrage movement in Europe until World War I
 Standard 40.  Understands the search for peace and stability throughout the world in the 1920s and 1930s
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the immediate and long-term political and social effects of World War I (e.g., the objectives and achievements of the women's movements in the context of World War I and its aftermath, the causes and effects of the U.S. isolationist policies on world politics and international relations in the 1920s, the agreements on reparation payments made at the Conference of Versailles and how these agreements corresponded to Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the immediate political effects of World War I
     2.Understands the immediate social effects of World War I
     3.Understands the long-term political effects of World War I
     4.Understands the long-term social effects of World War I
     5.Understands the objectives of the women’s movement in the context of World War I and its aftermath
     6.Understands the achievements of the women’s movement in the context of World War I and its aftermath
     7.Understands the causes of the U.S. isolationist policies
     8.Understands the effects of the U.S. isolationist policies on world politics in the 1920s
     9.Understands the effects of the U.S. isolationist policies on international relations in the 1920s
     10.Knows about the agreements on reparation payments made at the Conference of Versailles

United States History

 Standard 11.  Understands the extension, restriction, and reorganization of political democracy after 1800
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands elements of suffrage in the antebellum years (e.g., contradictions between the movement for universal white male suffrage and disenfranchisement of free African Americans and women, the influence of the West and western politicians in supporting equality in the political process)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands contradictions between the movement for universal white male suffrage and disenfranchisement of free African Americans
     2.Understands contradictions between the movement for universal white male suffrage and disenfranchisement of women
     3.Understands the influence of the West in supporting equality in the political process
     4.Understands the influence of western politicians in supporting equality in the political process
 Standard 20.  Understands how Progressives and others addressed problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands political and legislative elements of the Progressive movement (e.g., how the Progressives promoted political change and expanded democracy at state and local levels; the leadership of Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson and their ideas for reform; the 16th, 17th, and 18th amendments; the movement for women’s suffrage)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     13.Understands the movement for women’s suffrage
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands efforts to achieve women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century (e.g., methods used by Carrie Chapman Catt in her leadership of the National Women’s Suffrage Association to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified, why President Wilson changed his mind about the amendment, which of Catt’s tactics were most successful)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands methods used by Carrie Chapman Catt in her leadership of the National Women’s Suffrage Association to get the 19th amendment passed and ratified
     2.Understands why President Wilson changed his mind about the amendment
     3.Understands which of Catt’s tactics were most successful
 Standard 22.  Understands how the United States changed between the post-World War I years and the eve of the Great Depression
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the effects of women’s suffrage on politics (e.g., the major events of women’s suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 to the ratification of the 19th amendment; how the 19th Amendment changed political life in America)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the major events of the women’s suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 to the ratification of the 19th amendment
     2.Understands how the 19th Amendment changed political life in America